Health

BIG NEWS Consent of parents must for vaccination

The Delhi high court made it clear to the AAP government on Tuesday that the risks of administering measles and rubella vaccine had to be indicated in their advertisements on the vaccination drive to be held in schools, and said express consent of the parent was necessary to vaccinate a child.

This is how fasting will improve your overall health

Fasting may not be just a religious or political practice. It may actually protect you against age-related diseases and improve your overall health, researchers say.

This is to be blamed for childhood cancer

A team of researchers has thrown light on the community beliefs about what causes cancer in children, an area which remains understudied, finds a latest research.

Policeman's son breaks doctor's nose, emergency services affected in Safdarjung Hospital

Emergency services at Safdarjung Hospital here were affected on Sunday as the resident doctors stayed away from work alleging one of their colleagues was manhandled by a Delhi Police head constable's son who had come for treatment. According to police, son of head constable Vinod -who is posted at Safdarjung Enclave police station, Akshay Kumar (24), was taken to the hospital on Sunday morning after he complained of abdominal pain.

Modi''s bumper gift for you, 3 new AIIMS

The Cabinet on Thursday approved setting up of three new AIIMS -- two in Jammu and Kashmir and one in Gujarat -- under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) scheme, an official release said.

2 drinks daily may up irregular heartbeat risk

Even moderate alcohol consumption, described as intake of two drinks daily or 14 per week, could increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm condition, warn researchers.

Diet more important than exercise to lose weight: Study

For those planning to hit the gym to lose weight, take note. A new study suggests that diet is far more important than physical activity including walking, fidgeting and formal exercise.

This superfood prevents heart attack, lowers BP

Suffering from hypertension? Take heart, Italian researchers have identified Spirulina, a "superfood" made from algae, that could help to reduce blood pressure.

After 14 years in coma, woman gives birth to a boy

In a shocking incident, a comatose woman has given birth to a child. Hospitalised woman has been in a vegetative state for over a decade. She was incapacitated after a tragic drowning incident.

Novel device to make blood testing pain-free for diabetics

A novel microneedle patch to reliably monitor blood-sugar levels may soon offer diabetics a pain-free alternative to pricking their fingers several times a day to take a blood test, scientists say.

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